Proverbs 19:19-29 NIV

19 A hot-tempered man must pay the penalty; if you rescue him, you will have to do it again.
20 Listen to advice and accept instruction,1 and in the end you will be wise.2

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21 Many are the plans in a man's heart, but it is the LORD's purpose that prevails.3

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22 What a man desires is unfailing lovea; better to be poor than a liar.

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    • b 19:22 - Or "A man's greed is his shame"
      23 The fear of the LORD leads to life: Then one rests content, untouched by trouble.4

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      24 The sluggard buries his hand in the dish; he will not even bring it back to his mouth!5

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      25 Flog a mocker, and the simple will learn prudence; rebuke a discerning man,6 and he will gain knowledge.7

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      26 He who robs his father and drives out his mother8 is a son who brings shame and disgrace.

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      27 Stop listening to instruction, my son,9 and you will stray from the words of knowledge.

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      28 A corrupt witness mocks at justice, and the mouth of the wicked gulps down evil.10

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      29 Penalties are prepared for mockers, and beatings for the backs of fools.11

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